Archive for January, 2018

01.25.2018 - by Michael Thwaite
Are we there yet? – We are and, we’re celebrating the end of our pioneering days

Posted with permission from PIA Board member Michael Thwait, with minor edits. Originally published on Facebook Notes.  The pioneering days of Electric Vehicles (EVs) are over for us, will I miss them? Nine years ago I plonked down all of my spare cash for the nuttiest of ideas around –

Join Our Team
01.11.2018 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
Join Our Team

Click on these job descriptions to learn more about open positions, and how to apply. Membership Manager – Los Angeles Policy Specialist – Northeast US Program Manager, Consumer Engagement – Los Angeles or Sacramento National Drive Electric Week/Communications – Los Angeles

China’s EV Market is a Huge Opportunity for American Automakers
01.11.2018 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
China’s EV Market is a Huge Opportunity for American Automakers

By Yair Crane In December 2017, I had the pleasure of co-leading the first New Energy Vehicle (NEV) Trade Mission to China from the United States since China declared an imminent ban on diesel and gas vehicles. (New energy vehicle is the Chinese term for all alternative fuel vehicles.) Visits to Shanghai, Jiangsu, and

Plug In America’s Top Five 2018 Electric Car Predictions
01.11.2018 - by Mary Kathryn Campbell
Plug In America’s Top Five 2018 Electric Car Predictions

The staff and board at Plug In America teamed up to make some bold predictions for the year ahead for the electric car. What do you think? Too bold? Not bold enough? Chime in with your own in the comments below. California will announce phase out of gasoline vehicles. California

The Future of the Truck
01.11.2018 - by Joel Levin
The Future of the Truck

It was only a few years ago that many people dismissed electric cars as rattle-trap golf carts that could barely go on the highway. That was before Tesla demonstrated that a well-engineered electric car could beat the pants off of any gas car on the market for raw acceleration. We